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Features April opens with Spring Fest

April opens with Spring Fest

Sponsored by Student Life, Moraine Valley held Spring Fest, a chance to learn about different clubs and services while participating in fun and games. On Wednesday, April 9, the G Building was turned into the ultimate on-campus festival. With a mechanical bull, tricycles, beanbag toss, and inflatable jump activity, the […]

Sports Offensive struggles hurting team

Offensive struggles hurting team

“Our record does not reflect the type of team we are,” explained shortstop Jenny Vanek. “We are better than that, and we just need to sharpen up and give it our all for the rest of the season.” It has been a tough stretch of games lately for the Cyclones […]

News Shining light on a sensitive subject

Shining light on a sensitive subject

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), suicide ranks among the top ten causes of death for American citizens, accounting for nearly 40 thousand deaths in 2010. Mental illness stands as the highest contributing factor for self-injurious behavior.  Over 90 percent of suicides in the U.S. are committed by […]

Entertainment Ratking releases debut album, ‘So It Goes’

Ratking releases debut album, ‘So It Goes’

Ratking’s debut album is all about New York City. The title of the album lends itself to a Kurt Vonnegut book, ‘Slaughterhouse Five.’ This album finds itself on the killing floor; their dark and ambitious style simply kills it.   Ratking’s sampling and noise rap style is a refreshing take […]

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Ratking releases debut album, ‘So It Goes’
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Ratking releases debut album, ‘So It Goes’

Ratking’s debut album is all about New York City. The title of the album lends itself to a Kurt Vonnegut book, ‘Slaughterhouse Five.’ This album finds itself on the killing floor; their dark and ambitious style simply kills it.   Ratking’s sampling and noise rap style is a refreshing take […]

Shining light on a sensitive subject
News

Shining light on a sensitive subject

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), suicide ranks among the top ten causes of death for American citizens, accounting for nearly 40 thousand deaths in 2010. Mental illness stands as the highest contributing factor for self-injurious behavior.  Over 90 percent of suicides in the U.S. are committed by […]

Safeguarding identities from intruders
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Safeguarding identities from intruders

Students and faculty received a well-deserved lesson on why privacy is a privilege. Kevin Draftz of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, gave an identity theft presentation, hosted by Moraine Valley’s Business, Finance and Entrepreneur Club. Draftz began with the unfortunate truth, that “Identity theft happens to everyone. At one […]

Almiladi elected Trustee
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Almiladi elected Trustee

Moraine Valley has elected a new Student Trustee, Eamon Almiladi. This election was  unique because it was the first time electronic voting via student email accounts was utilized. Voting ended March 28, and Almiladi, a Business major at Moraine Valley, was elected into office. Almiladi has a lot of great […]

Leading global discussion
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Leading global discussion

Students had the chance to partake in an international experience without leaving Moraine Valley’s campus. The institution’s goal to enable international students to experience successful academic, cultural and personal growth was certainly made clear at the International Students Panel on April 10.  It was an opportunity for international students to […]

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Fassion strides

Moraine Valley’s Job Resource Center (JRC) is continuously seeking new ways to help job seekers as much as possible. From resume reviews, to job and internship information, resources open doors for many. Recently, JRC decided to expand services by seeking out a donation of professional clothing from a large, well-known retailer. […]

Organic food ‘IS’ worth the cost
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Organic food ‘IS’ worth the cost

Conventional farmers use nitrogen-based fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides to grow genetically modified crops for produce and animal feed. The conventional process is used simply to give factory farms a higher yield – it’s all about the profit margin. This is an issue that directly affects our environment and public health. […]

April opens with Spring Fest
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April opens with Spring Fest

Sponsored by Student Life, Moraine Valley held Spring Fest, a chance to learn about different clubs and services while participating in fun and games. On Wednesday, April 9, the G Building was turned into the ultimate on-campus festival. With a mechanical bull, tricycles, beanbag toss, and inflatable jump activity, the […]

Moraine Valley science fair
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Moraine Valley science fair

Moraine Valley hosted its first ever Science Fair, encouraging students and faculty to showcase innovative projects. Engaging concepts and inspired ideas were the catalyst for this new attraction, as students applied textbook knowledge to solve real world problems and explain interesting, everyday occurrences through scientific research and experimentation. The fair […]

Organic food is ‘NOT’ worth the cost
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Organic food is ‘NOT’ worth the cost

From first hand experience in food and food production, there’s ample evidence of healthy eating habits and wellbeing through conventionally raised nutrition.  The alleged “organic” food movement brings much contention. Essentially it is more of a marketing ploy than a counter culture to the conventional foods market.  With an annual […]

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